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Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-24-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,830
Posted By azazel
Mine is mostly stable these days, but every 3rd...

Mine is mostly stable these days, but every 3rd week or so I'll find it locked up, and the top of the chassis is almost burning to the touch. In those cases I'll power the unit off and leave it be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-14-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,830
Posted By azazel
Barebones A10, added my own SSD. I'm...

Barebones A10, added my own SSD.

I'm running both WMC and XBMC... have not looked at any memory crash dumps. Eventlogs only show that the system was not shutdown cleanly.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,830
Posted By azazel
Mine is not so reliable. If I had to do it over,...

Mine is not so reliable. If I had to do it over, I'd probably not do it. I'd say about 2 times per week It's crashed and still running super super HOT by the time I get home. I have to reboot it and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,830
Posted By azazel
Well I've had an interesting time with my unit...

Well I've had an interesting time with my unit thus far.

It started with the device not powering on no matter what I did. I looked closely and found the power ribbon attached to the power button...
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-08-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,055
Posted By azazel
A couple of ways... my entire equipment center...

A couple of ways... my entire equipment center is IP enabled which is why this works for me. Without IP control, I'd be SOL and need multiple remotes.


Receiver: Onkyo ISCP plugin supported in...
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-08-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,055
Posted By azazel
http://www.amazon.com/Company-MediaGate-GP-IR02BK...

http://www.amazon.com/Company-MediaGate-GP-IR02BK-Windows-Ultimate/dp/B000W5GK5C...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-03-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,887
Posted By azazel
Wow, even the multithreading performance is neck...

Wow, even the multithreading performance is neck and neck with a core i3 (dual core). That's really bad! I don't even think the very best desktop A10 APU can do SVP. I'm really reconsidering now. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-02-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,830
Posted By azazel
did the auto reboots/power offs get fixed with...

did the auto reboots/power offs get fixed with an exchange?

That describes exactly the kind of issue that gives me so much hesitation on these seemingly too-good-to-be- true prebuilt machines...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-02-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,887
Posted By azazel
SVP for sticking @ 60Hz in TVs/Movies would...

SVP for sticking @ 60Hz in TVs/Movies would require quad core to work well. I would't care if the auto refresh changing properly changed refresh rates in XBMC and/or MPC-HC.... but they don't and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-01-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,830
Posted By azazel
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Noahsmith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1416245/htpc-with-the-latest-amd-apu-trinity-a10-by-arctic#post_22142586)

Just...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-30-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,055
Posted By azazel
crazy... I finally broke down and got some cheap...

crazy... I finally broke down and got some cheap $25 remote. 2 days later this shows up unannounced. Figures.... but I still don't see traditional numbers to change channels which is odd. Also...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-25-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 24,753
Posted By azazel
This great comedy is full of quotes: Murder by...

This great comedy is full of quotes: Murder by Death (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074937/quotes)

Some great actors in this one including (for the younger audience) a young Professor McGonagall...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-19-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,055
Posted By azazel
Bumping thread... anyone else still anxiously...

Bumping thread... anyone else still anxiously waiting for this? Seems the speculated dates have all come and gone without a peep from Logitech even through rumor mill...

There's nothing else I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-13-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,145
Posted By azazel
Onkyo has fixed the issue for the 5008/3008 with...

Onkyo has fixed the issue for the 5008/3008 with the latest firmware they've released at the end of March.

The first ship flyby in Episode 1... while chapter skipping, no longer gives the bomb...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-14-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,055
Posted By azazel
I've yet to find anything to replace my Gyration...

I've yet to find anything to replace my Gyration Air Music remote which is on it's way out (Y-Axis doesn't work so mouse is essentially useless).

I want RF for flexibility, and mouse control,...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-13-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,055
Posted By azazel
regarding missing buttons, I'm a little...

regarding missing buttons, I'm a little concerned too. There are no device selection buttons for changing from TV, to Receiver, to HTPC, to DVR etc...

I guess that touch screen is going to be the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By azazel
Quote:Originally Posted by Puwaha...

Quote:Originally Posted by Puwaha http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21522354)

There really is no good answer if you are not willing to use an auto...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By azazel
I'm very comfortable with configuration and...

I'm very comfortable with configuration and tweaks for using HTPC to watch Bluray or MKVs from bluray (all 24p material). In fact I really just have my HTPC configured perminately at 23Hz in the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By azazel
I recall my brief try with the integrated...

I recall my brief try with the integrated sandybridge Intel GFX being very washed out. Colors were just not right, even casual non-tech people noticed a big difference.

I strongly suggest picking...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-10-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,145
Posted By azazel
Quote:Originally Posted by azazel...

Quote:Originally Posted by azazel http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21467789)

I just got an email reply from Onkyo support. They said to retry the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-09-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,145
Posted By azazel
I just got an email reply from Onkyo support....

I just got an email reply from Onkyo support. They said to retry the update for my 5008. There is no firmware posted on the website but my receiver IS downloading new firmware as I type this....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-21-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,145
Posted By azazel
Yikes... where's the update for the Onkyo...

Yikes... where's the update for the Onkyo 3008/5008 . *sigh*
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-02-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,145
Posted By azazel
Quote:Originally Posted by Gerryex...

Quote:Originally Posted by Gerryex http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21292196)

Hi ALL,

Just got a reply from my contact at Onkyo and he tells...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-12-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 144,857
Posted By azazel
Quote:Originally Posted by Nevcairiel...

Quote:Originally Posted by Nevcairiel http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21069657)

One thing is for sure, the CPU isn't nearly as good as everyone...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,779
Posted By azazel
Quote:Originally Posted by sycore...

Quote:Originally Posted by sycore http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21047849)

We have to be hitting the limit of what the average American home...
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